first I learned about it

cubisto

Junior Member
Joined
Nov 19, 2016
Member Type
Student or Learner
Native Language
German
Home Country
Germany
Current Location
Germany
Can I say this?
The first I learned about it, was when she told me.
 

cubisto

Junior Member
Joined
Nov 19, 2016
Member Type
Student or Learner
Native Language
German
Home Country
Germany
Current Location
Germany
What about my next sentences as an alternative expression?
The first I knew about it was three month ago.
 

Matthew Wai

VIP Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2013
Member Type
Interested in Language
Native Language
Chinese
Home Country
China
Current Location
China
I would simply say 'I learned about it three months ago'.
 

Rover_KE

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Jun 20, 2010
Member Type
Retired English Teacher
Native Language
English
Home Country
England
Current Location
England
British English speakers usually write learnt​, but 'learned' (pronounced 'learnt') is fine, too.
 
Top